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The Idea Bureau

Websites for charities, non-profits, and NGOs

Impactful and innovative digital solutions for organisations who care.

We help charities, non-profits and NGOs accelerate their impact, make a mark and achieve extraordinary things.

Trusted by

Your team of expert digital partners

Trusted by the United Nations, NHS, Consortium for Street Children, National Children’s Bureau and more.

Ben Everard

Director & Technical Lead

Passionate about:

Sustainability and environmental impact, children’s rights, and financial and legal transparency

Tash Hockey

Director & Design Lead

Passionate about:

Women’s and children’s rights, mental health, climate change, and cancer research

Rachael O’Brien

Web Developer

Passionate about:

Cancer research, increasing awareness and access to care for MND patients, and animal rights


We’re proud of the work we’ve created for our wonderful clients, building for the stories that matter.

Keeping the UN’s worldwide officers informed with this bespoke reporting platform

Sparrow is a one-of-a-kind internal social media reporting platform built for the United Nations’ Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) to assist in providing up to date content analysis on global issues of conflict and humanitarian importance.

Read our case study

“It’s always a pleasure working with Ben and Tash. They’re so responsive, excellent at communicating timings and have been incredibly flexible with our approach to working.”

Mel Leung

Programme Manager at InCommon Foundation

Bringing an environmental and wellbeing industry leader’s resource website up to date

Our collaborative work with Ecosystems Knowledge Network has invigorated their website, turning it into a scalable, thoughtfully designed and highly functional resource for their users – a ‘one-stop-shop’ that enables members to engage with a multitude of opportunities at their fingertips.

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Our services


You want to move forward, faster. Great – we’ve got just the thing. We facilitate bespoke workshops that enable your key stakeholders to dig deeper into a problem so that we can find an actionable answer curated for success. Plus, we’ll work with you on carefully constructed funding applications and digital strategies too.


Armed with these robust findings, it’s time to pull it apart and piece it back together with accessible, data-driven and user-tested solutions. We’ll produce prototypes that leave you genuinely excited for what the future holds, with innovative interfaces that work both for our users and you.


You want impact for now, but also for the future. Impact that grows and scales with your organisation and the design and technology that moves with it. That’s why we build dependable systems that have the flexibility to shift and expand as you do, all created with performance, accessibility and security at the heart.


We offer flexible and tailored recommendations through our Bureau+ package that can grow with you. From training to analytical reviews, user experience improvements to supporting your digital strategy, we love nothing more than sticking around and guiding you through periods of change and development. See us as your growth partner, there whenever you need us.


Resources to guide and empower charities, non-profits, and NGOs to level up your digital strategy.

Small incremental changes create a big impact

Now let’s answer this question honestly. When was the last time you took a deep dive into the analytics of your website?

Written by Tash Hockey

Why your organisation is struggling with brand consistency

We often receive briefs from charities, non-profits, and NGOs where there’s a common theme and pain point for these organisations, and that’s branding. Either their branding is inconsistent or their website doesn’t reflect their brand.

Written by Tash Hockey

How can we help you on your next project?

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